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Teens


Upcoming Teens Events

Tue, Aug 16, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Tue, Aug 16, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Tue, Aug 16, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1

Tue, Aug 16, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
This event is full

Tue, Aug 16, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Canceled
Tue, Aug 16, 5:30pm - 7:30pm
South Bowie

Tue, Aug 16, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro

Tue, Aug 16, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Wed, Aug 17, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Wed, Aug 17, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Wed, Aug 17, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room

Canceled
Wed, Aug 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering

Wed, Aug 17, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Aug 17, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Largo-Kettering

Wed, Aug 17, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 2

Wed, Aug 17, 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Greenbelt - Auditorium

Wed, Aug 17, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Thu, Aug 18, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Thu, Aug 18, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Thu, Aug 18, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton

Thu, Aug 18, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room

Canceled
Thu, Aug 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie

Thu, Aug 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville

Thu, Aug 18, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming

Fri, Aug 19, 10:00am - 5:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Fri, Aug 19, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Sat, Aug 20, 9:00am - 12:00pm
Three Location // Tres lugares

Sat, Aug 20, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowie - Conference Room

Mon, Aug 22, 1:00pm - 3:00pm
Largo-Kettering - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Aug 22, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Tue, Aug 23, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Tue, Aug 23, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1

Tue, Aug 23, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
This event is full

Wed, Aug 24, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Canceled
Wed, Aug 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering

Wed, Aug 24, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Aug 24, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Thu, Aug 25, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Thu, Aug 25, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton

Canceled
Thu, Aug 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie

Thu, Aug 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville

Thu, Aug 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Large Meeting Room

Thu, Aug 25, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Programming

Fri, Aug 26, 2:00pm - 3:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Tue, Aug 30, 3:00pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton - Large meeting room 1

Tue, Aug 30, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
New Carrollton
This event is full

Tue, Aug 30, 6:30pm - 8:00pm
Laurel - Large Meeting Room A (Dorothy Height Room)

Canceled
Wed, Aug 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering

Wed, Aug 31, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Aug 31, 5:00pm - 7:30pm
Largo-Kettering

Wed, Aug 31, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Thu, Sep 01, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton

Thu, Sep 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville

Thu, Sep 01, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Sat, Sep 03, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowie - Auditorium

Tue, Sep 06, 6:00pm - 7:00pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room

Wed, Sep 07, 4:30pm - 7:30pm
Spauldings

Wed, Sep 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Sep 07, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Sep 07, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Thu, Sep 08, 3:00pm - 5:00pm
Bowie

Thu, Sep 08, 3:00pm - 4:00pm
Bowie - Conference Room

Thu, Sep 08, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton

Thu, Sep 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville

Thu, Sep 08, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Fri, Sep 09, 4:00pm - 5:00pm
Spauldings - Large Meeting Room

Sat, Sep 10, 2:00pm - 4:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Sat, Sep 10, 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Fairmount Heights - Large Meeting Room

Mon, Sep 12, 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Hyattsville - Meeting Room 2

Wed, Sep 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Largo-Kettering - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Sep 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Greenbelt - Small Meeting Room

Wed, Sep 14, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Upper Marlboro - Large Meeting Room

Wed, Sep 14, 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Mount Rainier

Wed, Sep 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Conversation Club

Wed, Sep 14, 7:00pm - 8:00pm
Virtual Branch - PGCMLS Virtual Events

Thu, Sep 15, 3:30pm - 5:30pm
Glenarden - Small Meeting Room

Thu, Sep 15, 3:30pm - 4:30pm
New Carrollton

Thu, Sep 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville

Thu, Sep 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
Hyattsville

Thu, Sep 15, 4:30pm - 5:30pm
South Bowie - Small Meeting Room

Teen Action Group

Social Justice Camp


Local Opportunities This Summer

Register for the Create Initiative Coding Program

The Center for Technology Access and Training (CETAT) is committed to bridging the digital divide and eliminating digital inequity. CETAT improves the lives of people in developing communities by empowering members to be creators and innovators of technology. With broadband access to technology, along with a powerful device and adequate training, people affected by the digital divide will have greater success in employment, education, and advocacy.

Register

Youth Leadership Academy

The Prince George’s County Office of Human Rights, in partnership with the Department of Family Services’ Domestic Violence and Human Trafficking Division, is pleased to announce a virtual Youth Leadership Academy (YLA) through the Office of Human Rights. Youth ages 12 years to 22 years are encouraged to apply.

Helpful Online Resources

To filter the list of resources below, click one or many of the checkboxes to hide resources that do not belong to that category. Some resources may belong to more than one category. You can also search for a specific resource by name is the search box below.

Brainfuse HelpNow

Tutorial in english / Tutorial en español
Live tutoring (including in Spanish) available 2pm to 11:55pm EST. Use SkillSurfer to practice long division, improve reading comprehension, and learn other key skills. Submit a writing sample to the Writing Lab and get feedback on structure, grammar, style and content to help you better organize and present your thoughts and information. Additionally, Brainfuse now offers live assistance for the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to all United States library HelpNow clients. Live FAFSA tutors are available to help both students and parents with completing the FAFSA application. 

Brainfuse JobNow

Tutorial in english / Tutorial en español
Complete a career assessment, search for jobs, create a resume and get expert feedback, and receive interview tips and live coaching on JobNow.

Creativebug

Tutorial
1,000+ art & craft video classes covering art & design, sewing, quilting, paper, knitting, crochet, food & home, jewelry, holiday & party, and kids.

Flipster (EBSCO)

Tutorial
Contains 27 of our more popular magazines including People, Essence, TIME, Entertainment Weekly, and Real Simple. Access is available through the app on iOSAndroid, and Kindle Fire devices.

Freegal Music Downloads (Library Ideas, LLC)

Tutorial
Download 5 free songs per week from a library of millions! Unlimited streaming music every day

Career Transitions (GALE)

Step-by-step guidance to discovering your interests, choosing a career, preparing a resume, finding schools and programs, searching job openings, and more.

Hoopla

Tutorial
Stream or temporarily download popular movies, television shows, and music on your smartphone, tablet, or computer. Everyone gets six checkouts per month.

Kanopy

Tutorial
Kanopy is an online video streaming platform with 26,000 movies, documentaries, and indie and foreign films from over hundreds of producers including The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses, Kino Lorber, PBS, and thousands of independent filmmakers. Users may stream up to 10 videos per month.

Learning Express Library

Tutorial
Practice tests for college entrance, employment, and citizenship. Tutorials in basic skills for math, reading, and writing.

Libby/OverDrive

Tutorial in englishTutorial en español
Thousands of to choose from, including many popular titles in both English and Spanish. OverDrive and the Libby app offer thousands of downloadable audiobooks, eBooks, and magazines, all free with your library card. There is a limit of 15 items per customer, checked out at any time. Magazines do not count against your checkout limit.

LinkedIn Learning (Formerly Lynda.com)

Tutorial
Take over 16,000 courses in seven different languages in an easy to use interface. Courses cover many different subjects including animation, business, design, marketing, programming languages, and more!
If using the Linkedin Learning App, use the Library ID "pgcmls". 

Mango Languages

Tutorial
Learn a new language from home or on-the-go with Mango! Mango’s award-winning language courses combine quality content with intelligent technology to deliver practical phrases from real situations in a way that makes you want to start the conversation. Every learner’s experience is unique: Mango adjusts to your learning pace, teaching until you feel confident with new words and phrases, creating a learning solution centered around you. 

Peterson's Test and Career Prep (Gale)

Tutorial
Helps students and adults be better prepared down the road for both college and their career. Discover comprehensive test prep and career solutions from Peterson's, a world-leading educational provider.

Transparent Language Online

Tutorial videos
An easy-to-use interface that integrates real-life language use by native speakers.  With over 100 languages to choose from, every language learner will find something to interest them.

For all of our resources, please visit here and if you're having trouble accessing anything, please contact us.

Teen LineNeed Help? TEEN LINE is here | CALL 310-855-4673 | text 'TEEN' to 839863

Recommended Reads

Community Resources for Teens

Event Playlists

Career Kickstart Quick Tips

Quick videos that will give information, instructions, and encouragement to those navigating the job market. Tips on what you can do to keep moving forward with your job endeavors. Topics include resumes, job searches, small business, etc.

Crafternoon

Learn how to do a craft activity from the comfort of home with the live virtual Crafternoon event! No special supplies needed. A video of this event will be published on the Library's YouTube page for on demand viewing.

Guided Meditation

An easy guided meditation designed to be calming, stress-reducing, and to promote personal connection. Hosted by Will Froliklong, South Bowie Branch Library.

PGCMLS Career Chats

The Prince George's County Memorial Library System presents a series of virtual career chats. Special guests discuss their career paths and current work with a focus on helping teens and young professionals with insights that they can apply to their own life journeys.

Helpful Links

Are you a teacher in Prince George's County? Check out our Teacher Resources page to see how we can help you and your class with assignments!